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The following slides represent the ISB Elementary School vision for 2008 and beyond. This deck was the first of a series of presentations on the vision and direction the Elementary School will be …

The following slides represent the ISB Elementary School vision for 2008 and beyond. This deck was the first of a series of presentations on the vision and direction the Elementary School will be taking going forward.

This thinking represents our current "temporary fixed position"

The Part 1 of the vision

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  • 1. Please sit with your COLOR ES Faculty Meeting Tues, March 11th, 2008 1:45-3:00
  • 2. Meeting Goal
    • Where we’ve been
    • Where we are
    • Where we’d like to go
    • How we’d like to get there
    • Your feedback along the way
    Meeting Overview Share our vision for the elementary school. What needs further clarification?
  • 3. We looked at the data:
    • WASC Internal
    • WASC External
    • Looking for learning
    • Teacher interviews
    • Fieldwork
    • External Testing Data
    • TC collaboration
  • 4. We asked . . .
    • “ How can we efficiently deepen student learning?”
  • 5. We zeroed in
  • 6.
    • FOCUS
    • How can we focus our time and energy to deepen student learning?
    • COLLABORATE
    • How can we share our strengths to deepen student learning and stay sane?
    • INQUIRE
    • How can we develop a culture of inquiry to deepen students’ understanding?
    We established essential questions:
  • 7.
    • “ Focusing on the how and why of teaching will deepen student learning .”
    • What is this likely to mean ?
    • Teachers will focus on the “ the why ” of their practice.
    • Teachers will focus on “ the how ” through powerful practices.
    • Curricular Focus
    • Core teachers : SCIENCE and READING only
    • Specialists : TBD
    • Resource personnel will focus support on the above areas
  • 8.
    • “ Focusing on the how and why of teaching will deepen student learning .”
    • How will this be supported ?
    • Provide the what:
      • Easily accessible data sources
      • Reading units of study
      • FOSS kits
      • Huge budget for books
    • Guide the how:
      • Teresa & Kelly
      • Professional Development
  • 9. Focus R esponse (How do you feel about this and why?) Q uestions (What is not clear?) F acts (What is the key here?)
  • 10.  
  • 11.
    • “ Collaboration through distributed leadership will deepen student learning .”
    • What is this likely to mean?
    • Everyone reflects on own strengths and contributes
    • Everyone reflects on challenges & learns from colleagues
    • Everyone takes responsibility for the learning of OUR students
  • 12.
    • “ Collaboration through distributed leadership will deepen student learning .”
    • How will this be supported ?
    • Tap into strengths, passions, interests
    • Instructional Assistants
    • Teresa, Kelly to collaborate in science and reading
    • Tap into community
    • Team inclusion of resource personnel
  • 13. Collaborate R esponse (How do you feel about this and why?) Q uestions (What is not clear?) F acts (What is the key here?)
  • 14.  
  • 15.
    • What is this likely to mean?
    • Think deeply and critically about student learning
      • Ask questions about student learning
      • Filter decisions through data and philosophy
      • Take risks!
    “ Learning focused teams maintain a culture of inquiry to maximize student learning.”
  • 16.
    • How will this be supported ?
    • Annelies and Struan to work with teams
    • Easily accessible data source
    • Fieldwork support
    • Five minute learning goal form
    “ Learning focused teams maintain a culture of inquiry to maximize student learning.”
  • 17. Inquire R esponse (How do you feel about this and why?) Q uestions (What is not clear?) F acts (What is the key here?)
  • 18. Shift is already happening
  • 19. Books!!!
  • 20. Lots of Books!
  • 21. Leveled Classroom Libraries and Guided Reading
  • 22. Maggie Moon
  • 23. Summer Reading Institute
  • 24. FOSS Kits and a Science Curriculum that works!
  • 25. DRA 2 to help us better understand our kids
  • 26. Reading as our ES Goal
  • 27. Throughout the whole ES!
  • 28. Huge amount of work and learning has already been done!
  • 29. What about the Specialists??
  • 30. Our Learning Hub for blended learning
  • 31. More and more and more…..
  • 32. The Road Map - April 8th
    • At the next faculty meeting, we will:
    • Synthesize questions and responses
    • Look at next steps for implementation